What are woodborers?
Just like termites, wood borers also feed on wood and destroy it completely without proper maintenance. Wood borers commonly infect in newly constructed building or wooden structures that are made recently. They normally come into the house from the forest itself. The eggs and larva hide in the wood and once it is installed at your home they start devouring it and destroying the wood.
How do I know I have a wood borer infestation?
When wood borers infest your property there are certain signs that let you know that you are having an infestation. You need to observe carefully and check out few things like freshly made tiny holes in the wood, tunnels in the wood, dust of the wood or frass on the floor, decomposing wood, dead beetles that could not survive, and more eggs and larvae of the wood borers.
What kills woodborers?
Wood borers can be get rid by various ways. You can call professional wood borer control services like TechSquadTeam to take care of the situation or you can try to do it yourself. Wood borers can be eradicated by using strong chemicals and insecticides available in the market but that can be harmful to your health. You can also try extreme heat or cold to kill them inside the wood. Eliminating the wood that is already infested by woodborers from other wooden structures so that they do not migrate and destroy them as well is also a good idea. But calling the professionals is the most time saving and hassle-free method and is highly recommended.
How to avoid wood borers at your house?
Wood borers can be avoided from entering your home if you get thoroughly checked wooden furniture or structures. Before and after buying a piece of wood you should let professional carpenters or certified people to verify the wood that is being delivered to you. Also try using a coat of paint on the wood so that it can be safe from any kind of pest invasion.
What’s causes the wood borers to get inside the woods?
The main cause of wood borers getting attracted to your wood is the dampness in it. They thrive in humidity and moisture. So you need to check if your home has any kind of plumbing leakages or the wood is getting unwanted dampness from some place. Keeping a moderate environment at home helps repealing the wood borer attacks.
How much does a wood borer inspection cost?
Normally every company has their own set of rules to follow their own process to stick to and determine their own rates. If you go for TechSquadTeam, there is a standard inspection cost for any kind of pest control service which is Rs150. The final pricing of the service can be determined only after proper inspection. The inspection charge can be removed in case you are booking our service after an inspection instantly.
What is the frequency of wood borer treatment in a house or property?
The frequency of wood borer treatment depends on the type of environment, climate and intensity of the infestation. Once your house or property is treated with anti-woodborer pesticides, you should arrange for inspection at least once every 3 to 4 months a year. In case, you see the infestation coming back you need to immediately perform a wood borer control service by calling professionals once again.
How long does a single wood borer treatment last?
Typically a single wood borer treatment lasts up to 3 to 4 months from the day of the treatment but it also depends on the climate of your home or office location. Also it depends if your home or building does not have a leakage problem or in some way your property does not attract humidity and moisture. It is highly recommended to hire professionals to inspect your property twice every year.